As much as Audi's new R10 TDI is feared and respected, it was Pescarolo
Sport that set the early pace in the pre-race testing in preparation for
the 2006 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Photo by Eric Gilbert.
LIZ HALLIDAY ON PRE-EVENT SCRUTINEERING FOR THE 2006 24 HOURS OF LE MANS
How was scrutineering this afternoon?
Yes, it was fine. As drivers, we don't do very much when we're there.
It was very hot though.
Last year was very busy, with lots...
Audi fights for Le Mans victory with TDI Power
Le Mans debut for the new Audi R10 TDI The chance for Audi to write
motorsport history Six 'old-hands' drive a pair of Diesel sportscars
After 30,000km of testing and approximately 1,500 hours on...
Le Mans. G-Force's mission was successfully accomplished. Both 'new'
drivers, Jean-FranÃ§ois Leroch and Ed Morris completed their compulsory ten
laps and in the coming ten days can start concentrating on qualifying.
Having competed in last year's...
SWISS SPIRIT, PRIMAT AND FASSLER CONFIRMED FOR LE MANS 24 HOURS
Swiss Spirit, the team for which sportscar drivers Harold Primat and
Marcel Fassler will race throughout 2006, has been accepted for entry
into the world's greatest endurance race -...
Corvette Racing's Small-Block V-8 Wins Global Race Engine of the Year
Panel of Experts Selects Le Mans-Winning LS7.R as Global Motorsport
Engine of the Year
COLOGNE, Germany - GM's small-block V-8 added another accolade to a long
The Audi drivers' opinions on the Le Mans track
Non-permanent track is venue for 24 hour race 13.650 kilometres with
plenty of challenges Six Le Mans winners at the wheel of two Audi R10 TDI
cars The "Circuit des 24 Heures", at a length of...
ENGINE DEVELOPMENTS ANNOUNCES NEW ENGINE FOR 2007
Engine Developments is today pleased to release the first details of its
new, 5.5 litre LMP1 engine for the 2007 season.
The engine is based on the highly successful GV5 S2 and will use the...
GRITTY DRIVE REWARDS LIZ HALLIDAY AND INTERSPORT RACING AT LE MANS
Europe-based American racing driver and equestrian Liz Halliday today
realised one of her life's ambitions by completing the legendary 24
Hours of Le Mans, the world's greatest...
2006 LE MANS 24 HOURS: "Living the Dream"
Twenty-four hours ago Scuderia Ecosse started the greatest race in the
world. Over 300 laps and 20 pit-stops later, Andrew Kirkaldy crossed the
line in third position, as the only surviving Ferrari in...
IMPRESSIVE FIGHT-BACK FOR LIZ HALLIDAY AND INTERSPORT RACING
American driver Liz Halliday and the Intersport Racing team mounted an
impressive fight-back from 49th place overall, following a problem with
their Lola AER which resulted in five pit...
Le Mans win accelerates TDI development
95 sensors gather data in Audi R10 TDI Transfer between motorsport and
production technology Audi R10 TDI makes demo laps at Neckarsulm factory
Audi celebrated the historical first triumph of a Diesel ...
NEW TYRE DEVELOPMENT
The Audi R10-Michelin Project
A technological challenge
At 5pm on Saturday June 17 2006, a diesel powered car will line up for the start of the
world's most famous endurance race, the Le Mans 24...
Courage Competition drivers for the 24 Hours of Le Mans
Courage Competition is pleased to announce its driver line up for
the upcoming 24 Hours of Le Mans:
In the Courage LC70 MUGEN ADVAN nÂ°13 the drivers will be
Jean-Marc Gounon (Fra),...
EVOLUTION OF THE ACO REGULATIONS IN 2007
24 Heures du Mans, American Le Mans Series, Le Mans Series:
Since its creation in 1923 the Le Mans 24-Hours race has always been
a testing ground for new motorcar technologies. It is a laboratory in
The Ferrari 430 has been running beautifully through the night at Le
Andrew Kirkaldy got straight down to business during his double stint,
hunting down the second placed Spyker, which he duly passed just before
he pitted at 0040hrs to...
YOONG COUNTS DOWN TO LE MANS 24 HOUR RACE NEXT WEEKEND
Alex Yoong, A1 Team Malaysia driver, will be the first Malaysian to take
part in the world famous Le Mans 24 hour race on June 18 -- 19.
In the build up to this gruelling weekend he...
Jonsson Will Compete for the First Time in the Historic 24 Hour Race
Buford, Ga. - Niclas Jonsson will head to the 24 Hours of Le Mans for
the first time in his career this June in the world's most historic race
in the La Sarthe region of France.
Alex Yoong to compete in Le Mans with former Le Mans 24 Hr. winner, Jan Lammers
Alex Yoong will be driving in the Le Mans Series with Jan Lammers, the A1 Team Netherlands seat holder during the A1GP off season 2006. The first Le Mans series...
Flying Lizard Completes Successful Test Day at Le Mans
June 4, 2006--Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France--The Flying Lizard
Motorsports No. 80 Porsche had a successful run at today's test for the
upcoming 24 Heures du Mans race in Le Mans, ...
Courage Competition sign Hancock for Le Mans 24 Hours
Top Le Mans sportscar team, Courage Competition, have signed 26-year old
British racing driver, Sam Hancock, for their assault on this
June's Le Mans 24 Hours. The deal reunites team and...
Houston's Tracy Krohn amazed by Le Mans crowds and
Tracy Krohn is in France preparing to compete in the legendry
Le Mans 24 Hour endurance race. The Friday before the Le Mans 24 Hours is
usually a quiet affair with no action on the ...
MAC TOOLS JOINS ASTON MARTIN RACING
Mac Tools Europe confirmed its new association with Aston Martin Racing
today, which sees the famous American tool manufacturer add another great
name to its already impressive portfolio of motorsport ...
DRAMA FOR ASTON MARTIN RACING AT LE MANS
Drama has struck Aston Martin Racing at the Le Mans 24 Hours. The DBR9 of
Pedro Lamy, Stephane Ortelli and Stephane Sarrazin - which has led the
GT1 class for more than 13 hours - has been hit by a ...
. BEST TIME OF THE TEST DAY FOR FRANCK MONTAGNY IN NO. 17
. NICOLAS MINASSIAN JOINS PESCAROLO SPORT IN THE NO. 16
Advantage Pescarolo : this is the headline across the page in l'Equipe
this morning, which corresponds rather well with the...
Flying Lizard Finishes Fourth in GT2 at the 24 Heures du Mans; Top Three
GT2 Positions Held by Three Different Manufacturers
June 18, 2006--Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France--The Flying Lizard
Motorsports No. 80 Porsche finished fourth in ...
Mike Newton handed the MG Lola EX264 over to Tommy Erdos just after 10pm
on Saturday evening and this would be the start of a lengthy treble-stint
from the Brazilian, and one that would see the MG consolidate its hold on
the class lead, and move...
The Aston Martin Racing team has had an eventful start to the 2006 Le
Mans 24 Hours. After just four laps, car 007 - driven by Darren Turner -
required an unscheduled pitstop to replace a split oil pipe on the sump
of his DBR9. He damaged it on a...
American motor racing driver and equestrian rider Liz Halliday talks
about her feelings in the run-up to her second time at the famous 24
Hours of Le Mans.
What do you remember most about your debut at Le Mans last year?
It was amazing --...
Times were I'd build an entire weekend around Daytona, Sebring and the
just-completed Le Mans.
If for some reason I couldn't attend the races, friends would come
over to the house and, whether poolside or inside, televisions all around
GREGOR FISKEN IS BACK AT LE MANS AND AT THE WHEEL OF A WORKS LMP1 CAR!
Scottish sportscar racer and celebrated dealer in fine historic
automobiles, Gregor Fisken, will make his third Le Mans 24 Hours start
next weekend (17th June) in one of two...
Edinburgh: 1 June 2006 -- The Scuderia Ecosse driving team for the 2006
Le Mans 24 Hours is Andrew Kirkaldy, Tim Mullen and Chris Niarchos!
Niarchos replaces Nathan Kinch who has other commitments.
This is the first Le Mans for the ever-popular...
The drivers were continuing with double stints and Andy would stay at
the wheel for the next ninety minutes. Having briefly lost the overall
position during the pitstop, the MG was swiftly eased back in front of
the Team Modena Aston Martin when...
Two-Time Le Mans GT2 Champions Petersen/ White Lightning Announce 24 Hour Plans
LAS VEGAS, Nev., May 12, 2006 -- Official entrant Dale White
(Bozeman, Montana, USA) announced today that Petersen Motorsports/ White
Lightning Racing will return...
ENCOURAGING START FOR FISKEN IN TRICKY CONDITIONS
Heavy rain throughout the first qualifying session for the 2006 24 Hours
of Le Mans caused consternation for many of the drivers taking to the
circuit for the first time in earnest. Gregor...